35 Inspirational Quotes On Minimalism

35 Inspirational Quotes On Minimalism

Minimalism, as defined by Joshua Fields & Ryan Nicodemus is a tool that can assist you in finding freedom. Freedom from fear. Freedom from worry. Freedom from overwhelm. Freedom from guilt. Freedom from depression. Freedom from the trappings of the consumer culture we’ve built our lives around. Real freedom. May these quotes inspire you to become a minimalist so that you may become free.

1. “The secret of happiness is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” Socrates

2. “Have less. Do more.” Anonymous

3. “Enjoy your favorite things every day by only owning your favorite things.” Anonymous

4. “Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” Anonymous

5. “Less is more.” Anonymous

6. “Live with less.” Anonymous

7. “Minimalism is asking why before you buy.” Francine Jay

8. “The less I needed, the better I felt.” Charles Bukowski

9. “If it doesn’t matter, get rid of it.” Anonymous

10. “Minimalism, as a lifestyle, is the art of letting go.” Anonymous

11. “The more stuff you own, the more your stuff owns you.” Anonymous

12. “Minimalism is not subtraction for the sake of subtraction. Minimalism is subtraction for the sake of focus.” Anonymous

13. “I’ve learned that minimalism is not about what you own, it’s about why you own it.” Brian Gardner

14. “All you need is less.” Anonymous

15. “The more I threw away, the more I found.” Don DeLillo

16. “The majority of things that you have now is future trash.” Anonymous

17. “Don’t buy things you don’t need.” Anonymous

18. “I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least.” Bob Newhart

19. “Everything we need is within us.” ATGW

20. “Declutter your stuff. Uncover your life.” Anonymous

21. “Fall in love with less.” Anonymous

22. “Minimalism is living with what you need and what you love. That’s it.” Anonymous

23. “Fill your life with lost of experiences, not lots of things. Have incredible stories to tell, not incredible clutter in your closets.” MarcAndAngel

24. “Quality not quantity.” Anonymous

25. “Surround yourself with the things you love. Discard the rest.” Anonymous

26. “When your room is clean and uncluttered you have no choice but to examine your inner state.” Marie Kondo

27. “I make myself rich by making my wants few.” Henry David Thoreau

28. “Own less stuff. Find more purpose.” Anonymous

29. “Never underestimate the importance of abandoning crap you don’t need.” Anonymous

30. “Maybe the life you’ve always wanted to live is buried underneath everything you own.” Anonymous

31. “What is minimalism then? It’s living lightly and gracefully on the earth – it’s uncovering who you are.” Francine Jay

32. “Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.” Joshua Becker

33. “It’s better to donate than accumulate.” Anonymous

34. “It is the heart that makes a man rich. He is rich according to what he is, not according to what he has.” Henry Ward Beecher

35. “The essence of philosophy is that we should live so that our happiness depends as little as possible on external causes.” Epictetus